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SRA provides some breathing space for law firms struggling to obtain PI cover

By Zarina Lawley The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) recently published a useful Q&A article on their website which we recommend all law firms take the time to read. It summarises some of the most common queries the SRA has received from solicitors about their rules and the potential impact of Coronavirus. The article discusses professional […]

New transparency measures in the public procurement field

1. Background Despite the constant update of the public procurement legal framework, the Romanian authorities have signalled several issues related to the public procurement contracts granted to certain companies, in circumstances which are not able to comply, in all cases, with the general principles of transparency and equal treatment. Thus, in order to ensure the […]

Montenegro: Insight into the New Companies Act

The new Montenegrin Companies Act which entered into force on 11 July 2020, is an innovative and thoroughgoing codification of Montenegrin Corporate Law. The legislator opted for a comprehensive legal instrument which, compared to the previous law, contains more detailed and exhaustive rules determining the establishment, management, restructuring, termination and functioning of business entities.

Coronavirus Digest no. 2: Patents and other intellectual property rights

Second volume of the Digest prepared by PLMJ and Inventa International on the crossover between the area of intellectual property and the challenges of COVID-19, especially regarding patents and utility models, as well as all the information on the path to obtaining a vaccine.

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Poundworld legal team review follows GC exit

Poundworld is to review its legal department following the exit of legal chief David Dresser, who quit the company following a row over which firms the company should instruct. Dresser said he quit in January after just five months with the company because of a “culture clash”. He added: “They put me in contact with […]

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Norton Rose Fulbright: giant legal brand is born

Norton Rose Fulbright launches today, creating a $1.9bn legal giant with 3,800 lawyers and a foot in (almost) every corner of the world. Not quite every corner, mind. The combined firm is progressing with its plans to open in two of the few key jurisdictions where it currently has no outpost: Brazil and Mexico. Indeed, […]

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Feature: The first 100 days

The top ranks of UK firms are teeming with new faces. The Lawyer asks what their plans are for taking up the baton? Day one in a new job is always a daunting prospect, so spare a thought for the current crop of new management across the UK legal market. And there are many. This […]

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Jeremy Cross, Anesco: Green keeper

As head of legal, Jeremy Cross is guiding eco-energy specialist Anesco through its growing pains – and it is growing fast Meeting Jeremy Cross for the first time there is no doubt that he is on a mission to get to the top of his game. Just 18 months after joining fledgling energy-efficiency company Anesco […]

Intellectual Property Matters — May 2013

The May 2013 issue of Walker Morris’s Intellectual Property Matters publication is available now. If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the Walker Morris briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below. Contents Assessment of damages in IP infringement cases Comment […]

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